Grants & Contests
Win a Lamp-Free Projector
Educators can enter Casio’s
Education Grant for a chance
to win a Casio Ultra Short
Throw projector (model:
XJ-UT310WN), worth $2,000,
for their school. One winner will be selected
in each state for a total donation of approximately $100,000 in
projector technology throughout the duration of the program.
To be eligible for this grant, schools offer the opportunity for
students to write essays discussing why mercury is harmful to
the environment. Each school will then select the best essay to
represent their school and submit it to the Casio’s LampFree
Projector Grant Web site.
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Inaugural Game-a-thon Challenges K-12
Students to Play with Math
The non-profit MIND Research Institute, developer of the game-based
ST Math software, is sponsoring its first-ever Game-a-thon
for K-12 students. The Game-a-thon challenges students
to design, build, and share via YouTube, a game that features
creative and unusual solutions
to mathematical problems.
Teams of two or more students,
along with a teacher or parent
in a coordinator role, can invent
card games, board games, apps,
outdoor games, or anything
else that solves a mathematical
problem. All participants receive
prizes, and winners will be honored at a national math fair.
Deadline: July 6, 2014
Chance to Win College Scholarships of Up to
Registration has opened for the 2014 Siemens Competition in
Math, Science & Technology, administered by Discovery Education.
Each year, the program invites high school students nationwide to
submit original research projects in math, science, and technology
for the opportunity to win college scholarships ranging from
$1,000 up to $100,000. Students can compete as individuals or as
members of a team.
Deadline: September 30, 2014